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12 ways to protect yourself and loved ones from Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th and according to the World Health Organization elder abuse is a violation of human rights and a significant cause of illness, injury, loss of productivity, isolation, and despair. 1,464 more words


Suicide and barriers to help-seeking

There’s lots of information out there about crisis resources for people thinking about suicide, but resources accomplish very little if we don’t reach out to access them.   1,012 more words

Crisis resources for suicide prevention

Sadly, we hear all too often of people who have lost their lives to suicide.  Many among us in the mental health blogging community have either attempted suicide or had thoughts of doing so.   283 more words

Crisis Intervention

1. Please mention at least ten characteristics and/or indicators that a child may have been sexually abused

2. Choose one and discuss/develop

Academic Writing

Don’t Blame Mental Illness for Our Nation’s Gun Violence Epidemic

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a day set aside to remember and honor the victims to gun violence. Each year in the United States, over 30,000 people die by suicide, homicide, and unintentional firearm injuries.

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Inside The Life of an IMAlive Volunteer

From Canada 

I learned of IMAlive through my fandom, and I thought it was an amazing idea, to be able to help people by just being online for a few hours. 282 more words


Violence in the Workplace: Do people just "snap"?

WESTBOROUGH, MA June 2, 2018  Violence in the workplace is commonplace but has taken a back seat in the setting of recent school shootings. Research on the “lethal employee” is becoming more reliable in the aftermath of of workplace violence. 407 more words
Human Behavior